This course is conducted in a classroom and may include a Range facility. NRA Chief Range Safety Officer candidates will learn how to teach the roles and responsibilities of an RSO; Range Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs); range inspection; range rules; range briefings; emergency procedures; and firearm stoppages and malfunctions. Each Chief Range Safety Officer Candidate will receive a Chief RSO Instructor Manual, an RSO Student Manual, Basic Firearm Training Program brochure, an NRA Gun Safety Rules brochure, and Course Evaluation form.

Course is presented in two parts: Basic Instructor Training and NRA Chief Range Safety Officer training.

Students demonstrate organizational and teaching skills via participation in practical exercises and complete an open book exam. 

Prerequisite: Must be an NRA Certified Range Safety Officer.

Please Note: Certs are issued by the NRA Training Department.

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Matthews Instructor:

Jared Paulo- NRA Training Counselor & NRA Chief Range Safety Officer


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Wednesday- February 15, 2023 from 9a-5p

Mooresville Instructor:



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Monday- March 20, 2023 from 9a-5p